January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1197
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A definition of the term lag as applied in medicine is presented. Lag refers to the period of time between the application of a stimulus and the resulting reaction or the early period following bacterial inoculation into a culture medium, characterized by slow growth. The definition is taken from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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